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>> good morning, maryland. now don scott, marty bass, and the latest breaking news, from wjz's news team, your first warning weather, and wjz traffic control with sharon gibala. it's wjz, maryland's news station. >> it's friday. >> it is friday the 13th. the sky is brightening in the east. the half moon is still not close to setting in the west. check them both out. should be a nice sunrise, sharp is watching the votes for you, marty is over at first warning weather. >> and let's take a look at the number,, its not an unpleasant morning nor that much off of normal, 40 degrees, two degrees warmer than yesterday, by lunch mid-60s, going to a high of 67, 68 degrees this date, it is going do be a beautiful afternoon. don, take it away. >> thank you. how about the rush right now? here is sharon at wjz tv traffic control. >> hi, don, doing pretty good. on the jfx later you will run
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into problems, starting at 7:00 p.m. and construction project will start and last at least a month, blocking the least lane in both directions, andrea fujii will have more on that. meanwhile 69 and 60 are the speeds on the top and the west side, remember for traffic information you can always log on. back over to you. >> here is andrea fujii right along the jones falls expressway this morning where we are expecting lone -- lane closures to start the night. good morning. >> good morning. road crews have been working throughout the night preparing for this big job ahead. the real project doesn't start until tonight. it could last for weeks. the jones falls expressway handles up to 6000 cars every hour on a typical day. but the next few weeks will be anything but normal. >> that is supposed to to be
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expressway getting out of here. now you cutting it down, pretty much it is going to be a regular street now. >> starting at 7:00 p.m. tonight one lane north and southbound will shut down near the 29th street bridge after holes were found undermeet the surface of the road. >> sit is being closed for safety purposes because you don't -- you know we know there is a void under there and if left unchecked that could become a sinkhole. >> the closures expected to last at least a month. >> that is not going to be good. traffic is going to be worse than what it has been. it is going to -- i guarantee there is going to be more accidents. >> to avoid the gridlock city officials suggest opting to public transportation. >> if you have ever sat in gridlock on the jfx you know what that hassle can be like. >> the maryland transit is encouraging drivers to hope the train instead of sitting in traffic. >> there are a lot of people who have not experimented with that and now might be an ideal time to do so.
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>> if you do have to drive the department of drains importanttation has released a list of ways to get around the j n x to help you steer clear of the gridlock. now the lanes are g g closed tonight for safety purposes. though the actual repair work won't start for weeks. back to you. >> thank you, for more detailed directions on how to get around the jones falls expressway go to wjz.com. today with are getting a better look at the people who beat and robbed a tourist downtown recently. police have released these photos of the three people involved. they are wanted for an attack outside of courthouse east last month. the video of the incident went viral and has caused outrage all across this country. this morning george zimmerman remains in jail in florida after making his first appearance in a courtroom there. prosecutors say the neighborhood watch volunteer murdered trayvon martin in february. but zimmerman says he acted in self defense. it is manuel gallegos covering
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the story for wjz. >> reporter: george zimmerman may soon ask a judge to let him out of jail. his lawyers says a bail hearing will probably be held a week from today. >> mr. zimmerman -- >> yes, sir -- >> he made his first court court appearance on thursday. he is held in a 67 square foot cell. he can't watch television but does have access to the jail economiesary. this receipt shows he spent nearly 80 dollars. his attorney says his client is scared. >> now to know that he is facing charges that could put him in prison for life, you know, how could you not be frightened. >> zimmerman is being held in any isolated cell here at the seminole county correctional facility. officials say he is being kept away from the general population because of the high profile nature of the case. >> his lawyer says his client will plead not guilty when he is ariped may 29th. the neighborhood watch
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volunteer says he fired in self- defense after the teenager attacked him. but prosecutors say zimmerman followed and confronted the unarmed teen after a police dispatcher told him not to. the state also points to screams heard in a 911 call. martin's mother, sabrina fulton, says it is her son's voice. >> we have a long journey in order to finish what we set out to do and that is to get justice for trayvon. >> if convicted zimmerman faces 25 years to life in prison, in sanford, florida, manuel gallegos, wjz eyewitness news. >> the night of the shooting in late february police let zimmerman go, citing florida's stand your ground law. a stand off in over this morning after a drug bust goes bad in new hampshire. officers were executing a search warrant at a home in greenland last night when cullin mutree opened fire on them. the police chief was killed and
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four others were hurt. after hours barricaded inside they were found dead. they are not sure if it was a double suicide or a murder- suicide or how the murder was involved. in california police are in a stand off with a man suspected of killing two people. police say he killed a deputy and others as they tried to serve anyviction an yviction an eviction notice on him. they did that. he saved children. he was selling then noticed smoke and flames, he banged on the door and helped them get out. they are still investigating the cause. firefighters also battled a wildfire there along the beltway. it is one of many brush fires we have seen all this week as
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dry and windy weather conditions create dangerous conditions for fires. firefighters were able to contain the flames, those flames from spreading. police sergeants and lieutenants in anne arundel county have a message for their county executive john leopold this morning, resign, now they are sending that message out on the air waves with ads. here is more. >> reporter: they have been critics calling for them to go amid accusations he was mistreating his security detail while the chief ignored it all. now they are airing a series of radio ads to spread its message. >> doing the right thing wasn't easy but when leaders won't do the right thing we are lucky that someone will. >> the head of the union responsible tells wjz he is going to keep up the pressure. >> if there is any basis for the published reports of the chief turning a blind eye, a
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blind eye to the county administrator's alleged shenanigans, then i say shame on the chief. >> the county executive spokesman calls it a smear campaign, an attempt to bully mr. leopold. >> when leaders like anne arundel county executive john leopold are charged with breaking the law where do you turn, when leaders like police chief james tear seem to care more about their own power than the safety of the people they have sworn to protect what do you do? you stand by people like anne arundel deputy police chief emerson davis. >> davis testified before the council when the chief would not and urged a federal investigation into the misconduct. at his urging the union drops davis' name from the ads. >> sometimes you have to make decisions that are contrary to the beliefs of the administration you work for. >> leopold denies doing anything improper and plans to fight the charges in court. he is expected to go on trial in september. mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness
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news. >> -of radio stations in this area soon. others are taking a stance against bullying. one of this year's most talked about movies has debuted in baltimore city. the premier of bully played on the s silver screen in harbor east last night. the governor and first lady watched it along with local teens and their parents. the documentary follows some students, 5 of them, who were bullied by their class mates after the movie they participated in a town hall meeting on the subject. a maryland feline has wound up in new jersey. she was found wondering around there. through a mircrochip they traced her back to her owner, her owner says she liked to visit the trucking company nearby and hitched an unintended ride on one of those trucks. the orioles are in canada getting ready to play the toronto blue jays tonight, another match up in what many are calling baseball's toughest division.
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>> what we need to focus on is taking our game out there and playing with our game. it is not worrying about what the other guys are doing, yeah, it is going to be a tough division but every division in baseball is tough, we are the best of the best, it is major league baseball so you can't really expect anything different. >> so the 0s starts 3-3, they are playing 500 balls, they swept the twins to open the season then lost three straight to the yankees downtown. so tonight it is the 0s and blue jays at roger center in toronto, then tomorrow it is masn on wjz, hear the orioles taking on the blue jays again live right ear on wjz 13. ♪ [ music ] >> -- yankees get deported. a tough league, man. a tough league. >> that is one way to look at it. >> let's take a look at a graphic here. we have got high pressure building into the region. it is going to be a beautiful day. let's be honest about it,
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yesterday at times it got breezy and some clouds were still banding around a storm that was up over eastern canada. >> uh-huh. >> that has all pushed offshore, it is going to be a really sunny day. 67 degrees your high. no lie. if you are driving around, you are stuck in traffic on the jfx you will get a sunburn. this is a beautiful story. >> yeah. >> i want to go right to ronster, good morning, how are you? >> we are doing great, don and marty happy friday and yes, we have beauty this morning, good morning, ladies. i wasn't referring to mimi self we are at the jewel box health spa in cat catonsville and getting ready for that. we will tell you all about it when the eyewitness news morning ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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hi, my name is karen, good morning, wjz. >> all right, good morning, and thanks for being with us, 39 degrees, 69% humidity, winds calm. barometer is continuing to rise. it is at 30.21. high pressure has ridged into the area. we have lost the pressure gradient, it is a sunny and calm afternoon. that 67 is going to be quite mild. 36 oakland, 33 cumberland, 39 haggerstown, 39 elkton, 40 easton dc, 50 pax river, 30 ocean city, 49 westminster and bellaire, 39 columbia, 47 annapolis kent island rock hall, don't worry about the freeze advisories, i am showing you this to point out there are known. i think that will change through the weekend as we go through dry and sunny weather. a few passing clouds getting out of here, today we move 3
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shy of 70 if not warmer, we move to the weekend it gets flat out warm, 67 today a couple of clicks above normal, 40 overnight, pretty much to normal, which is 41, tomorrow we take it up to 73 degrees, look at this, 87 sunday, 87 monday, 82 tuesday, coupled front, clouds come through wednesday, wow, we droughn it down to still almost 5 above normal at 70. don take it away. >> thank you very much, ready to take a drive and dive into the rush hour? here is sharon at wjz traffic control control. >> hi, don, good morning, every one, still not much to get in your way unless you are traveling on the jfx later today, starting at 7:00 p.m. a construction project starts that will last at least a month blocking the left lane in both directions causing big problems, avoid that, andrea fujii will have more on it later. meantime 95 southbound direction still looking good, speeds 60s, speeding averaging at 60 and 49 on the top and the
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west side of the beltway, so starting to see minor delays oop on the west side with a 13 minute drive time. this traffic report is brought to you by your toyota dealer. back over to you marty and don. >> all right, there is two guys here who can attest to the following, for those of you who don't have kids, or very young kids, prom is a very big deal. >> yeah, it was. >> i don't disagree, same for my daughter and son and in many respects socially it is bigger than graduation. >> okay. >> what we are talking about here is making prom happen and ron take it away and let's have some fun with this one. >> yes, indeed, we are happy to be here, happy friday, everybody. good morning, ladies. >> good morning, don and marty -- >> hey, hey, hey -- >> -- jewel box here spa, frederick road catonsville,
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getting ready for tomorrow's second annual prom dress give away. yes. [ cheers ] >> this is a great community event. here is julie felder, the owner of the spa, jewel box spa, good to see you julie. >> good to see you too, ron. >> hey, let's talk about how you came up with this idea, it is such a great idea. >> well, basically i just realized that normally you only wear a prom gown one time -- >> time. >> -- saw the need after listening to some clients, just some friends and the economy was kind of low and i realized, wow, if we could just get people to donate gowns then we would help a whole lot of young ladies that can't really get to the prom and to get there and where they are spending the money on in did of the prom gown they could use it for dues and all kinds of stuff like that. >> let's talk about last year. eyewitness news was here last year -- >> -- yeah -- >> -- helped a lot of people. >> well, last year we opened up at 8:00 and the line was out the door all the way down the
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stairs and we had 80 some gowns and lots of ladies came out from everywhere and a lot of young ladies were able to be blessed from last year. >> and how you get the gowns? who donates them? where do they come from? >> well, last year i had a great donation from my church. this year i want to give a big shout out to the greater gethsemane church. they donated so many gowns, i had so many clients, a lot of my clients, we have accessories and a make up artist on deck where the parents can consult with them and a jewelry consultant and donated jewelry, a whole lot of things, shoes, everything. >> that is amazing, by the way i need a make up consultant i have been told. that is hours tomorrow, right here fredericks road, catonsvilles jewel box hair spa. >> that is tomorrow, and even after tomorrow we will still have gowns, those that are left
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over, you are welcome to call us, if you need a gown, come on over, call us, i need a gown and we will make sure i look it up for you. >> give us your website. >> www.jewel box hair spa.com. >> thank you so much. >> -- you -- >> -community -- >> -- you -- >> -- appreciated -- >> -- you so much. >> okay, now since everybody was nice enough to come out early in the morning i am going down the line give me your names. thank you. >> -- lucky -- >> -- yes, i am, i am the luckiest man on the planet this morning, thank you guys so much, thanks for coming out. >> -- tomorrow -- >> -- prom dress give away right here jewel box hair spa in catonsville, thank you ladies very much, we appreciate it. we will see you monday morning in fell's point for manic monday. have a great weekend. >> you got it. i was talking -- i was talking
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to ron we are going to -- we are going to be talking to our friend scott furman and tuxedo. >> uh-huh -- >> -- most important piece of clothing for a guy during prom season is i was -- >> -- obviously. >> black sox. if you -- if you are doing a tux you got to have black sox, otherwise the pictures are not going to look right. >> they would not have gone well with my powder blue though, my powder blue tux. >> i am just telling you that. >> i got pictures of that. >> keep -- keep them in the vault where they be long. >> i look at them -- >> -- velvet -- >> -- shirt -- >> -- ringling brothers and no one has -- i wore at my prom. all right. >> -- put those in a time capsule somewhere. we are taking a break and coming right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,
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25 past 6:00, american students seem to be falling behind. that can jeopardize our economy and national security. now, this morning jessica kartalija reports on a new effort to turn that around. >> reporter: creating future scientists one exhibit at a time. >> you could do stuff that you
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never done before. >> reporter: congressman helping to launch the new exhibit at fort discovery called nano fabulous, kids learn how scientists discover and invent. >> technology is so important to the future of our country and our younger generations need to learn math, science, physics and hopefully some of these children who were here today will be influenced by having fun and learning technology. >> they are truly very quiet about science. they are excited about learning and they know that learning and fun can go together. >> reporter: the nano fabulous concept was created by professors and grad students at the university of maryland materials research science and engineering center. >> -- of americans are scientists and that is -- that is not very good for us. we need closer to things they are not used to seeing. >> the university of maryland researchers will lead those lessons and take families
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through the exhibit. next up this morning right here on wjz, north korea tries to launch a rocket. setting offers of a push toward nuclear weapons. this morning a response from the international community. >> a new era in medicine for johns hopkins hospital as its billion dollar building is dedicated. kai jackson reporting. that story coming up. >> good morning. i am andrea fujii live along the jfx where a big repair project is set to begin. how you can avoid the gridlock just ahead. >> and so far so good for your morning commute this morning. but we will keep you updated on problems. right now over to marty. >> clear skies right now. it is going to be a gorgeous day, temperatures 60s, you stay tuned. it is friday in the big town, get away day. the morning edition continues right after this. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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this is wjz tv, wjz hd, and wjz.com, baltimore. >> good morning, maryland, now don scott, marty bass and the latest breaking news from wjz's news team, your first warning weather and wjz traffic control with sharon gibala. it's wjz, maryland's news station. >> it's friday. >> it's friday the 13th and you did see correctly, the sun just
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popped up over the horizon at least from a thousand feet up looking down, it is going to be a very nice sunrise, a very nice day, sharon is watching the roads, marty is over at first warning weather. >> let's go ahead and take a look at the numbers, it is a pleasant morning, it is going be a gorgeous afternoon, it is warm degree warmer than at this time yesterday. by lunch 64 going do a beautiful high in the upper 60s today, don take it away. >> thank you any hassles on the hurry up? here is sharon gibala at wjz tv traffic control. >> no problems yet but there will be problems therer for the next month, andrea fujii will have more on that. no delays there, minor ones on the west side, 49 miles per hour is your average on the west side with a 13 minute
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drive time. everything is running smoothly, on 95 and 395, this traffic report is brought to you by your toyota dealer. back over to you. >> thank you. at the top of the news this half-hour what is going to happen to the jones falls expressway. wjz and andrea fujii are live along it this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. a major construction project is set to begin tonight, not far from where i am standing and that means thousands of commuters may want to make other plans. the jones falls expressway handles up to 6000 cars every hour on a typical day. but the next few weeks will be anything but normal. >> that is supposed to be expressway getting out of here, now you cutting it down, it's pretty much it is going to be a regular street now. >> starting at 7:00 p.m. tonight one lane north and
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south bound will shut down after holes were found underneath the surface of the road. >> it is being closed for safety purposes because you don't -- you know, we know there is a void under there and if left unchecked that could become a sinkhole. >> the closures expected to last at least a month. >> that is not going to be good, traffic is going to be worse than what it has been. i guarantee there is going to be more accidents. >> to avoid gridlock city officials suggest opting to public transportation. >> if you have ever sat in gridlock on the jfx you know about what that hassle can be like. >> the maryland transit administration is encouraging drivers to hop the train to work instead of sitting in traffic. >> there are an awful lot of people who have not experimented with light rail or metro subway. and now might be an ideal time to do so. >> if you do have to drive the department of transportation has released a list of ways to get around the jfx to help you steer clear of the gridlock.
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now city officials say they are unsure exactly when the project will be done but it could take they say up to two months. don, back to you. >> thank you very much, and dre, a it can't come soon enough for most of us, for a link to a map of alternate routes as well as updates on the lane closures just go to wjz.com. a warrant is out this morning for the half brother of a teenager involved in the shooting dit of another last month. two teens were playing with a rifle when it went off killing one of them. investigators say that rifle belongs to martinez armstrong. you will recall that weapon was discovered in the personal care of a city police officer who is the fiance of one of the teens involved. also in the city a key witness has taken the stand in the trial of a man accused in a hit-and-run that killed two teenagers six months ago. kendra miles testified yesterday her boyfriend reuben
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dun p was drunk and behind the wheel that night. she said after the accident shea panicked and she switched seats with him and lied to police. she has since cut a deal with prosecutors to avoid jail time herself in exchange for her testimony. >> the issue with miss miles really is the fact that she gave several times on the night of the incident at the scene a version of events that says that she was the driver. >> jury deliberations could begin later today, if convicted dunn faces up to 30 years in prison. the cease fire in syria is expected to be tested as opponents of the president there are calling for protests. we have had reports -- we have had no reports of violence since the truce went into effect. part of it calls for peaceful protests but western leaders are skeptical that he will go along with that. north korea has launched or
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tried to launch a long-range rang rocket to find the u.s. or others but as we report that launch has failinged but still has set of friction. >> reporter: the rocket was supposed to blast off toward the south, a trajectory that would not threaten the u.s. or others, and stages would splash into the sea. but officials say it broke apart 90 seconds after lift off. the white house issued a statement saying their action threatens security, violates law and contra scenes ntravenes its own commitments. the u.s. sent ships to the region and was monitoring by satellite. north korea says it contained
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an earth monitoring satellite but secretary of state clinton said it is the potential payload that is worrisome. >> there is no doubt this satellite would be launched using ballistic missile tech knowledge. >> prior to the launch secretary clinton warned the u.s. would cancel a deal for food aid to them. they are meeting on friday to discuss the launch and the possible response. michelle miller, cbs news, new york. >> it was north korea's third attempt to send a satellite into space since 1998. all have failed. today the criminal trial of former presidential candidate john edwards continues in north carolina. edwards arrived at the courthouse yesterday with his daughter tapped parents to begin the process of jury selection. the former senator is charged with using campaign donations to help hide and support his pregnant mistress during the 2008 presidential race. >> they have a tough row to hoe the prosecution, they have to
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get into john edwards psyche, john edwards mind, did he intend -- did he know the law and did he intend to break the law? >> edwards face is up to 30 years in prison if convicted. mitt romney's wife is firing back at hillary rosen after she said ann romney had never worked a day in her life. >> my career choice was to be a mother and i think all of us need to know that we need to respect choices that women make. >> rosen's comments came as both romney and the president try to win over women before the elections. the president denounced her communities, saying there is no tougher job than being a mom. national and international leaders come together in east baltimore as johns hopkins hospital dedicates its brand new billion dollar facility. as kai jackson reports this morning some middle eastern royalty and the mayor of new york city were on hand for the big event. [ cheers ] >> reporter: a ribbon cutting
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opens the door to a new era for johns hopkins hospital. the trend setting giant in medicine has done it again with numerous dignitaries on hand hopkins has opened a brand new hospital. administrators say it is now a place where the facility matches the science. >> we needed more than a face- lift. we needed a new idea of what a hospital truly should be. >> thursday marked the dedication of the state of the art 1.1 billion dollar hospital. hopkins say deep pocket donors like new york city mayor michael bloomberg, a hopkins university graduate and the united arab em mere rates made tes made it all possible. squirt was security was tight. >> if it does that then we are all happen. >> it will set a new standard of care. it has 560 private rooms 30
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operating rooms and state-of- the-art tools, hopkins says all patient centered. >> -- 5 months so that room in your hospital was our home. >> our partnership continues to grow with johns hopkins. the health authority working closely with the university of johns hopkins, school of medicine. >> the staff has actually been moving into the new building over the past month to get acquainted with it. the hospital opens for business may 1st. i am kai jackson reporting. back to you. >> thank you very much. hopkins says mayor bloomberg's person gift was $120 million. dozens of teachers in baltimore city schools will soon have to leave this country apparently. years ago the school system had a need for teachers and launched a search to find teachers in those countries. many of those work visas are about to expire and school leaders say 100 teachers will have to go back home. >> this is not easy. it is very difficult. some of them have been here for
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as many as 7 or 8 years and they have kind of made this their home. >> -- point out since they have found hundreds of americans qualified to fill the spots and federal labor laws require they get the first opportunity to fill those jobs. the hockey league playoffs are in full swing and the capitols already find themselves in the hole. taking on the bruins last night. the game was scoreless until overtime when he finds the net for the bruins. boston takes a 1-0 lead in that series. washington nationals pitcher steven strasburg gets a giant if unhealthy honor at the park. the team has introduced -- at least the caterer introduced a burger named after the pitcher called the strasburger and will set you back 59 dollars and
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10,000 calories. the orioles are of course starting their first road trip of the year. they are north of the border to take on the blue jays in toronto this saturday tomorrow, it will be masn and wjz, see them right here. >> we were talking about that -- >> uh-huh -- >> -- laugh at that, if you figure it is eight pounds -- >> -- uh-huh. >> -- burger and if you cut that right it is probably more economical than buying an individual burger at a ballpark which has got to be at a minimum of maybe nine dollars and maybe even more, so it is a good laugh but if you think about it that is probably a pretty good deal if you have got a group of folks. >> yeah. >> it is friday. the glass is always have full. now on monday we would be sitting here saying look at that joke. what kind of a moron would eat that. >> that -- >> -- today it is like wow that
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-- >> -- knife that size is being passed around in a ballpark. >> -- give you a bottle of water they take the cap because they don't want you throwing the cap, right -- >> -yeah -- >> -- you go -- >> -- huge -- >> -- okay. >> all right. not for sale in the upper deck. coming up on -- on -- coming up we are going to be doing coffee with. we got that. we keep pounding home this point, that the jfx is undergoing lane closures. it will be with us until about preakness. preakness. ♪ [ music ] ,,,,,,,,
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hi, good morning, wjz. >> hi, good morning. that is your currents. w are we are not dealing with that.
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mid-30s maryland. those are your current temperatures in those areas. it is a real easy forecast. high pressure has built into the area. we are getting ready to go on a 5 day run of sun but no rain so i think you can expect red flag advisorys to play at some point over the weekend so we got to be vigilant on that, but warm that is going to be the headline, big time warm, the normals are like 67 and 41. tomorrow beautiful, up to 73 degrees. on sunday we are talking about 86. 87 on monday. talking about record setting temperatures this weekend for the boston marathon. record setting temperatures as far northeast as new england. 82 on tuesday. we back it off to 70, still above normal albeit with clouds on wednesday. don, take it away. >> thank you very much. getting ready for the get up and go, here is sharon jib jib
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at wjz traffic control. >> hi don, good morning, everyone, well if you are just about to head out not too much to get in your way, a little fire activity blocking kennedy avenue in the city, take cecil avenue skin stead. traveling on the jfx starting this evening at 7:00 p.m. through at least the next month construction blocking the left lane in each direction, andrea fujii has been talking about that all morning. there is a look at your speeds on 95 southbound, starting to see it slow down just a bit when white marsh boulevard and 895, there is your speeds on the beltsway, top side still at full speed, the west side though slow, 47 miles per hour your average with an outer loop drive time of 13 minutes between 795 and 95. this traffic report is brought to you by your toyota dealer. back over to you. >> all right. this morning's coffee with is a good one and it is about what could be one of the biggest pictures of the summer. >> yeah. >> it is with bradley whipert and fran crants staring in ka
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cabin in the woodses, the satellite interview is furnished by lionsgate. welcome to the eyewitness news morning edition. how is it going? >> it is going well, thank you. >> we have previously discussed this and it is going to get weird. >> yeah, it feels weird already. >> -- done today? >> actually, i am just -- you have done. >> i have done 2 and he just got here. >> i just got here. i did a couple of talk shows today. >> that's right. i saw you on tv, yeah. >> right, but i can -- if it -- if it involves self promotion i can go all day. >> there you go. >> done deal, i got to tell -- >> happy -- happy birthday camden yards. >> thank -- >> -correct, 20 years to this day still the premier ballpark in america -- >> i -- >> -- day there and i got a signature from my -- i want to say jackie robinson, we talking
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baltimore. >> you did not get -- >> -- jacquie robyn son we have we have binson we have a new lead -- >> -- baseball -- >> -- in a second -- >> -- dc area when i was a kid -- >> -- okay -- >> -- times. you have a great stadium -- >> yeah -- >> -- get a team to go in it -- >> -- lot of discussion locally about that as well -- >> -- have the ravens -- >> -- yeah -- >> -- be -- be -- tight out of bounds but what -- hey, listen, i am in the theater with my son, who is 17 and preview for cabin in the woods comes up and he just mutters to himself i am so in. you guys have a hit on your hands. you are going to have -- you are going to have the horror hit of the summer. how does it make you feel? >> dirty. >> right --
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>> -- hope the case, yeah, no, that sounds great to me. >> that sounds really good. >> yeah. >> you know i -- frank can attest to this. i really -- i hate everything. my heart is the size of a raisin in terms of my response, especially to stuff that i have been in. i love this movie. i think they did an amazing job. the actors are great and it is more than a horror movie. it is incredibly funny, and totally surprising, so it is -- it's -- it's amazing that a movie like this got made without getting pasturized. >> i think the most amazing story line ever. how much of it do you want to give away before people see it? what are you telling -- >> -- are in it and you never
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really seem to see us in the same frame says a lot, to a lot -- >> -- story line is -- >> -- did -- >> -- amaccomplishes -- >> -- a bunch -- well, a bunch of -- 5 kids go to a cabin and a lot of bad things happen -- >> -- manipulated by -- >> -- say -- >> -- any darn thing we want to say. >> my heart is the size of two raisins so -- >> -- right to say whatever you want. >> -- there you go, it is -- >> -- no comment on that. >> -- 62-year-old man i saw the trailers and i want to see this movie like tomorrow. >> yeah -- >> -fun -- >> -- think it should appeal to a much wider audience than just your typical horror film audience and it really is
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hilarious and i think it has a much wider appeal and i think the other fans will enjoy this as well. >> oh, there is no question i didn't mean -- >> yeah -- >> -- walk through -- >> -- yeah -- >> -- cool -- >> -- yeah -- >> -- do a health watch here and explore a heart the size of a raisin but that will be for our next interview. >> okay. >> yes, i think it is an important issue. >> hey, guy. hey, guys, thanks for being with us. enjoy the rest of the day. and seriously, good luck with what is going to be one of the biggest films this summer. congratulations. >> thank you so much. >> thank you. >> pleasure is ours. >> all right. >> very cool. >> cabin in the woods -- >> -frank robinson or brooks robinson, certainly not jacquie. >> i am going to say brooks. >> or maybe you -- >> -maybe mrs. robinson -- >> -- yeah -- >> -- lead at 4:00 --
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>> -- sitting next to us. >> -- ,,,,,, it was like a red rash... very sore looking kinda blistery. like somebody had set a bag of hot charcoal on my neck.
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i was a firefighter for 24 years. but, i have never encountered such a burning sensation until i had the shingles. i remember it well. i was in the back yard doing yard work. i had this irritation going on in my lower neck. i changed shirts because i thought there was something in the collar of the shirt irritating my neck. and i couldn't figure out what was going on. i had no idea it came from chickenpox. i always thought shingles was associated with people... a lot older than myself. i can tell you from experience, it is bad. it's something you never want to encounter.
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the forecast. goornlgous, barely a arely a breeze if any. here is sharon with traffic. >> not a bad morning on the road. one issue, fire activity kennedy avenue closed between east 20th and 22nd in the city. if you are taking the jfx at 7:00 p.m. tonight for the next month the left lane is blocked in both directions for construction. that is causing delays. no major delays on 95 southbound or on the beltway. the top side full speed, the west slow at 46 mile per hour average. this brought to you by home paramount pest control. don, back over to you. >> thank you very much. stay with wjz 13, maryland's news station, com,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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